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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fasciola, genus Fasciolanoun

    a genus of Fasciolidae


  1. Fasciola

    Fasciola, commonly known as the liver fluke, is a genus of parasitic trematodes. There are two species within the genus Fasciola: Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica, as well as hybrids between the two species. Both species infect the liver tissue of a wide variety of mammals, including humans, in a condition known as fascioliasis. F. hepatica measures up to 30 mm by 15 mm, while F. gigantica measures up to 75 mm by 15 mm.


  1. fasciola

    Fasciola is a genus of parasitic flatworms known as liver flukes. They are a type of trematode and are primarily known to infect the livers of various mammals, including humans, causing a disease known as fasciolosis. The two main species are Fasciola hepatica (the common liver fluke) and Fasciola gigantica. The parasites are transmitted through uncooked or undercooked aquatic plants, like watercress, contaminated with the larval form of the parasite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fasciolanoun

    a band of gray matter bordering the fimbria in the brain; the dentate convolution

  2. Etymology: [See Fasciole.]


  1. Fasciola

    Fasciola is a genus of trematodes which includes economically important parasite species. Members of genus Fasciola belongs to liver flukes. They causes the disease fasciolosis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fasciola

    A genus of trematode liver flukes of the family Fasciolidae. Two species of this genus are F. hepatica and F. gigantica. The parasites are found in the liver and gallbladder and associated ducts in mammals and occasionally man. F. gigantica occurs rarely in man.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasciola in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasciola in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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